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Valtrex and Raltegravir/Truvada

...beginning stages of an outbreak now and I wonder if it is OK to take Valtrex for 3 days like I normally do. I currently am on Raltegravir and Truvada. I have only been on medication for two months which is why this is the first time this has...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It is usually safe to take Valtrex with raltegravir/Truvada-risk for interactions is low. KH Read more »

Raltegravir- weight gain

...I have been taking Raltegravir,etravirine,norvir and darunavir,for a few years now...battling my... Read more »


...have been given two option treatments: atripla or Raltegravir+Truvada (but this one as a trial... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Raltegravir (Isentress)

... What Is Raltegravir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Raltegravir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does... it React With Other Drugs? The Bottom Line What Is Raltegravir? Raltegravir... Read more »

An Overview of Isentress (Raltegravir, MK-0518)

...ral-TEG-ra-vir --> Brand Name: Isentress Other Name(s): MK-0518, MK0158, RAL Drug Class: Integrase Inhibitors Raltegravir, also known as Isentress and MK-0518, is a type of medicine called an integrase inhibitor. Integrase... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Raltegravir (Isentress)

... ¿Qué Es Raltegravir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Raltegravir? ¿Qué Es La Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma Raltegravir? ¿Cuáles... Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Reacciona Raltegravir con Otros Medicamentos? En... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Raltegravir vs. Efavirenz -- Four Years Later

... Raltegravir, sold as Isentress, is the first of a new class of drugs called integrase inhibitors and is used as part of combination therapy... against HIV infection. Although already approved in high-income countries and regions, clinical... Read more »
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Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...I am wanting to hear from anyone who have experienced taking Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir and how you have got on with the meds? I first started taking meds in May this year I was put on Truvda...a bad reaction. I have had about 6weeks... Read more »

raltegravir questions please help me out here

Posted by themushroom, 2 Replies
...symptoms (chronic oral thrush shingles ect) It is a retro virus that incorporates itself into my dna. The Dr's have found that raltegravir inhibits this virus and I am going to start taking it. My question is what side effects can I expect and... Read more »